Char obtained a M.S. degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego and a B.S. degree in Nutrition from the University of Arizona. She is also a Certified Plant based Nutritionist through Cornell University. She’s worked in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years, enjoys surfing and yoga and is also a deep tissue massage therapist.

Char takes a holistic approach with each patient, with particular focus on how nutrition, stress management and exercise positively affect our mental-emotional and physical well- being. Her approach is to educate her patients and encourage them to take complete responsibility for their health.

Char specializes in Orthopedic Acupuncture, Eastern and Western Herbal medicine, Functional blood chemistry analysis and saliva hormone analysis. In addition she also concentrates her time in the area of Nutrition protocols for complications due to Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and additional food related autoimmune reactions.

Voted "Best Acupuncturist" in Coronado by Coronado Lifestyle Magazine
2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2015-2016

Make your initial acupuncture visit appointment today by calling 619.435.6770 or register online and schedule your appointment.


The beautiful Indigo Studio is located in the heart of Coronado, California, one block North of The Hotel Del Coronado.

The vibe is relaxing, comfortable and inviting. The studio has two treatment rooms that are clean and simple.

There are nearby restaurants, cafés and even the beach within walking distance that provide a nice before or after treatment option.

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  • 1136 LOMA AVENUE, SUITE 201
  • 619.435.6770